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Retayne Color Fixative Solution 4 Ounce


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Stops fabric from bleeding. Apply Retayne only once on commercially dyed fabric before washing it for the first time, or before piecing it into your quilt. Choose one of the two easy application methods, washing machine or hand wash. Remember to always test your fabric before washing it by following the instructions below. For additional information visit our website

When to use Retayne
Test your fabric before treating it with Retayne.
1. Dampen a small square of 100% cotton white muslin.
2. Place it on top of the colored fabric to be tested.
3. Iron the fabrics with a hot iron until dry.4. Inspect the muslin. If there is any transfer of color, then treat your fabric with Retayne.

How to use Retayne
In the washing machine
1. Estimate the amount of water needed to cover your fabric. Fill your washing machine to this level with 140oF (60oC) water. Boil water on the stove and add it to the washing machine if your hot tap water is not hot enough.
2. Add 1 teaspoon (5 ml) of Retayne for each yard of fabric.
3. Add dry cotton fabric. Set the washing machine for a 20 minute wash cycle. If necessary, reset your machine during the cycle so the Retayne bath does not go down the drain. Rinse with cold water and dry at once.

By hand washing
1. Use an old enamel canning kettle that is not used for food preparation and heat the water to 140oF (60oC).
2. Add 1 teaspoon (5 ml) of Retayne for each yard of fabric.
3. Add dry fabric. Swish your fabric around in the hot Retayne bath for 20 minutes with a spoon or wooden dowel. After 20 minutes, rinse with cold water and dry at once.

How to care for fabric treated with Retayne
Launder treated fabric in warm water with a cold rinse. Do not wash it in hot water.

Also available by special order in 16 ounce bottle